Be an Orientation Leader

We are currently seeking applicants for the 2015 Orientation Leader team!  We are looking for motivated, positive individuals who will represent Elon in group discussions and in the exchange of ideas and information.  Orientation Leaders are passionate, informed, and willing to do "Whatever It Takes" to create the best transition to college life for over 1600 new students.

As an Orientation Leader, you will lead a group of 15-18 new students or transfer students through their transition to campus.  You will facilitate activities, communicate information, and help new students understand Elon's culture and values.  Orientation Leaders also assist with the opening of the University, which includes move-in day, Sibling Orientation, New Student Convocation and various evening programs.

Benefits and outcomes of the Orientation Leader experience include:

  • Building confidence in yourself and leading peers
  • Exploring a sense of unity toward a common goal
  • Promoting team building within a group
  • Developing professional skills including communication, presentation, and punctuality
  • Gaining awareness of diverse perspectives
  • Utilizing knowledge of resources and opportunities at Elon
  • Facilitating small group discussions and awareness of group dynamics
  • Responding to challenging situations and adapting quickly to change

If this sounds good to you, consider applying to be an Orientation Leader 2015!

If you have served as an OL before, click here for the 2015 Returner OL application.

If this is your first time, click here for the 2015 New OL application.

Additionally, ALL applicants must have a reference form completed by a faculty or staff member.

*ALL COMPLETED APPLICATIONS ARE DUE TO THE ORIENTATION OFFICE (MOSELEY 220).  THERE, YOU WILL SIGN UP FOR YOUR INTERVIEW.  APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO TURN IN COMPLETED APPLICATIONS PRIOR TO WINTER BREAK*